There has been a new development in the issue of wage inequality between male and female football players, which has been on the agenda in recent years in US football.
In the statement made by the USSF,“We think that the best way to combat sexual inequality is to include all parties equally in the system. As we think about the future of sports in the USA, we will provide contracts with equal wages to all national team players playing in the senior category. We offered.” expressions were used.
THE FEDERATION CALLS TO FIFA
In the statement, it was also emphasized that the highest-paid national players in the world with the proposed wage will be assigned to the USA. The federation also called on FIFA to award equal amounts of prizes to the teams that won the World Cup in men and women.
The lawsuit filed by the USA Women’s National Team players against the USA Football Federation in March 2019 with the demand for equal pay with the male national team players was rejected and the decision was appealed.
Composed of stars such as Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, the USA Women’s National Team won the championship in the last two World Cups in 2015 and 2019.